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November 2, 2017 12:05 AM Warner Bros. cuts ties with Brett Ratner's company after sexual misconduct allegations

Warner Bros. is severing ties with embattled filmmaker Brett Ratner, after six women publicly accused him of a range of sexual harassment and misconduct. A person with knowledge of the matter said the Burbank studio will not renew its production deal with Ratner and the fate of his company’s $450 million co-financing agreement is unclear. Ratner, through 2299

November 1, 2017 3:09 PM Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit this financial year, sending its shares surging to a nine-year high. AIBO is billed as a pet that behaves like a real dog using artificial intelligence (AI) to learn and interact with its owner and surroundings. The upgrade sees AIBO equipped with new sensing 139

November 1, 2017 2:04 PM Nintendo’s New World, From The Switch To Phone Games To Theme Parks

Nintendo U.S. president Reggie Fils-Aimé on why the Switch is a hit—and how all the moving parts of the company’s business fit together. As president and COO of Nintendo of America since 2006, Reggie Fils-Aimé has seen a lot of history—from the era-defining success of the Wii console to the Wii U’s underwhelming reception to the arrival of the company’s 120

November 1, 2017 1:28 PM Sony Playstation 4, Camera Business Fuel Comeback

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. Sign up here. I’m a sucker for a fallen-idol turnaround story. The surprise record profits forecasted Tuesday by Sony counts as a comeback for the ages. As Reuters explains, Sony sne predicts its profits will mark a peak for the first time since 1998, when its PlayStation 106

November 1, 2017 6:13 AM Sony revives pet AI project with updated AIBO robot dog

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Sony Corp said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm seeks to rebuild its reputation for innovation after years of restructuring. The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit 117

October 31, 2017 7:26 PM ‘House of Cards’ suspends production indefinitely amid Kevin Spacey scandal

“House of Cards,” which helped transform the way we watch TV, is meeting a particularly unceremonious end. Amid a scandal involving lead actor Kevin Spacey, Netflix and production company Media Rights Capital said in a statement Tuesday that they would suspend production on the political drama’s sixth season “until further notice, to give us time to review 86

October 31, 2017 6:58 PM PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds launches December 12 on Xbox One

One of PC gaming’s biggest hits is finally making the leap to consoles when PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (read my early access review) goes live on Xbox One on December 12 for $30. The unfinished battle royal shooter will launch as part of the Xbox Games Preview program, which is similar to the Early Access portal that PUBG is available through on Steam 96

October 31, 2017 10:02 AM Kevin Spacey thought that coming out was a good way to respond to a molestation charge. Hollywood did not agree

A two-time Academy Award-winner and acclaimed star of film, theater and television publicly comes out as gay for the first time. In 2017, that would seem like a triumphant moment and cause for celebration in the LGBTQ community. But when Kevin Spacey finally ended decades of speculation by declaring in a late Sunday night tweet that “I have loved and had romantic 86

October 31, 2017 3:58 AM Amazon Teaches Alexa to Speak Hinglish. Apple's Siri Is Next

The US e-commerce company is beginning to ship Echo speakers in India this week, about a year after bringing them to foreign markets like the UK and Germany. In that time, teams of linguists, speech scientists, developers and engineers have given a decidedly local makeover to the Alexa virtual assistant that powers the speakers. This Alexa uses a blend 100

October 31, 2017 3:15 AM Apple could drop Qualcomm components in next year's iPhones, iPads: sources

(Reuters) - Apple Inc has designed iPhones and iPads that would drop chips supplied by Qualcomm Inc , according to two people familiar with the matter. The change would affect iPhones released in the fall of 2018, but Apple could still change course before then, these people said. They declined to be identified because they were not authorized to discuss 92